Health problems and utilization of health services among Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals in Bangladesh
Lal B Rawal, Kie Kanda, Tuhin Biswas, Md Imtiaz Tanim, Padam Kanta Dahal, Md Rajibul Islam, Tarique Md Nurul Huda, Tahmina Begum, Berhe W Sahle, Andre MN Renzaho, Iqbal Anwar
GLOBAL HEALTH RESEARCH AND POLICY | BMC | Published : 2021
BACKGROUND: Access to and utilization of health services have remained major challenges for people living in low- and middle-income countries, especially for those living in impaired public health environment such as refugee camps and temporary settlements. This study presents health problems and utilization of health services among Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals (FDMNs) living in the southern part of Bangladesh. METHODS: A mixed-method (quantitative and qualitative) approach was used. Altogether 999 household surveys were conducted among the FDMNs living in makeshift/temporary settlements and host communities. We used a grounded theory approach involving in-depth interviews (IDIs), fo..View full abstract
The International Organization for Migration, Bangladesh provided technical and financial support to conduct this study. The authors of the paper appreciate the supports from IOM. The funders had no role in the design or conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis and interpretation of the data; or preparation, review, and approval of the manuscript.